Angel Wings

By |2017-09-07T01:10:57+10:00February 21st, 2014|Categories: Craft, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With many feasts like Christmas and Halloween arriving at the end of the year that feature angels and dressing up as them, we’ve got a simple activity to do with the kids that is both practical, cost effective and kind to the earth. Download Instructions Wire coat hangers x2 Plastic shopping bags x10-15 (white or

Mother of Life

By |2017-09-06T06:13:00+10:00March 16th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Mary & the Saints|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When an insignificant, barren hill in Mexico becomes the destination for 13 million pilgrims a year, something’s going on... December 12 is the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This is one of the most significant Marian apparitions in the Church’s history and some 13 million people make a pilgrimage to the Basilica in Mexico

Light it up!

By |2017-09-06T06:07:07+10:00March 8th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The kids in our street love Halloween, but we don’t really go for the ghoulish costumes and greedy demands for sweets. It is however quite a community event – the only time of the year when we get to meet many of our neighbours. If your children are participating, take care to avoid the pagan

Majesty Liturgy

By |2017-09-06T05:38:10+10:00December 1st, 2012|Categories: Rituals & Prayer, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This is a very simple, but powerful reflection for the feast of  Christ the King. Materials: Armchair King's Crown King's Robe Side table, table cloth Candles, matches Music: Select a suitable hymn or song with a kingly theme. Download the music/lyrics from the web. Eg. “Majesty, Worship his Majesty.” Sample 1 Sample 2 Liturgy Begin

Christ the King!

By |2017-09-06T05:32:54+10:00November 30th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Despite the machinations of those who had rejected Christ’s peace, Christ’s reign is complete and eternal... writes Marilyn Rodrigues In 1925 the world was lurching from one major crisis to another, rocked by waves of political, social and economic disorder. Mussolini dismantled the Italian government and took control of the country. Hitler published Mein Kampf

At Table with the Lord

By |2017-03-16T02:34:53+10:00August 7th, 2012|Categories: Articles, Special Feasts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A family meal is more than just a feed. It’s a time when we, as family members of whatever age or state of life, deepen our love for each other. We eat together not just to nourish our bodies, but to nourish our relationship as a family. We ‘feed’ each other by spending time together,